Trade name of aluminum acetotartrate, occurring in colorless crystals slowly soluble in water; a disinfectant and astringent for use chiefly as an application to the mucous membrane of the nose and throat in 1 or 2 per cent. solution, and as an application to chilblains in 3 per cent. solution.
A mixture of aluminium acetate and aluminium tartrate. An astringent and disinfectant, especially in diseases of the nose and throat.